Former Ohio State defensive lineman Cam Heyward doesn’t care about the money. He just wants to honor his late father and support the fight against cancer. For the second consecutive week, the NFL is expected to fine Heyward for putting “Iron Head,” his father’s nickname, on his eye black. Heyward was fined $5,700 for wearing the message on his eye black on Monday night, and today’s second offense figures to result in a fine of more than $11,000. Heyward’s father, Craig, who played 11 NFL seasons, died in 2006 after a battle with cancer. Like the first fine, this won’t
Four Big Ten teams are ranked in the latest AP and Coaches polls, released Sunday, headlined by No. 1 Ohio State. [ MORE: Best of Week 7 | Week 7 scoreboard | Power Rankings | Latest polls | Week 7 picks revisited | Week 7 top performers | What our expert learned | Dienhart: The Mitten State rivalry is back | Twitter: Former Spartans react to winning play | Read Jim Hackett’s letter to fans | Gerry DiNardo tweets | Photo: Braxton Miller jersey mix-up | Big Ten standings | Big Ten stats ] The Buckeyes, No. 1 for the
Crazy enough for you? Michigan State stuns Michigan in an ending you’ll never see again, and Rutgers roars back from 25 points down to crush Indiana’s spirit. What did I learn from those results, and others? Check it out inside!
It's Sunday, and that means it's time for Gerry DiNardo's weekly Sunday Ruminations. Get the BTN analyst's 140-character thoughts on every Big Ten team that played Saturday inside.
Braxton Miller is a known commodity, a two-time Big Ten Offensive Player of the Year, but his surname was misspelled on his new Ohio State all-black alternate jersey to open Saturday night's game vs. Penn State.
What a fun day of Big Ten football! [ MORE: Best of Week 7 | Week 7 scoreboard | Power Rankings | Latest polls | Week 7 picks revisited | Week 7 top performers | What our expert learned | Dienhart: The Mitten State rivalry is back | Twitter: Former Spartans react to winning play | Watch Dantonio, Harbaugh talk wild win | Watch Rutgers win on walk-off FG | Photo: Braxton Miller jersey mix-up | Big Ten standings | Big Ten stats ] There were a ton of outstanding individual performances on Saturday, highlighted by five standout Big Ten
Before we turn our attention to Week 8, it's time to revisit how the BTN.com team, Minnesota beat writer Joe Christensen and Big Ten fans did with their Week 7 Big Ten game predictions.
What a day of Big Ten football! Catch up on all of Saturday’s Week 7 action on our Big Ten scoreboard. Looking for highlights? We got them! Check us out on YouTube and on Facebook and on Twitter (use the links below for school Twitter accounts): Illinois football highlights Indiana football highlights Iowa football highlights Maryland football highlights Michigan football highlights Michigan State football highlights Minnesota football highlights Nebraska football highlights Northwestern football highlights Ohio State football highlights Penn State football highlights Purdue football highlights Rutgers football highlights Wisconsin football highlights *** WISCONSIN 24, PURDUE 7: BOX | PBP |
Northwestern and Ohio State will wear special alternate uniforms in Week 7 action. [ MORE: View the complete Week 7 Big Ten football scoreboard ] The Wildcats are going with 1995-inspired Under Armour uniforms that honor the team’s 1995 Big Ten championship team and Rose Bowl Game participant vs. Big Ten West rival Iowa. A really cool tribute: Mike McHugh (No. 6), Eric Lutzen (46) and Xavier Washington’s (98) nameplates will feature the surnames of deceased 1995 players who wore the respective numbers. Read more here. The Buckeyes, playing under the lights vs. Penn State, will don an all-black uniform for
The Big Ten is coming into focus at the halfway mark. Michigan, Michigan State and Ohio State basically will play a three-way tourney to decide the East, while Iowa is in the driver’s seat in the West with Northwestern, Wisconsin and Minnesota in pursuit. With the second half of the season on deck, here are some hard takes entering Week 7. [ MORE: Week 7 scoreboard | Polls: Pick Week 7 winners | Week 7 previews | Best of Week 7 | Q&A: Joe Schobert | Power Rankings | Bowl Projections | Mailbag | Big Ten standings | Big Ten